18 "First/Early in the Game Dates" restaurants in Miami.
27 Restaurant in Mid-Beach does both dinner and drinks incredibly well in a laid back, tropical space.
Downtown’s Jaguar Sun is an excellent cocktail bar that’s also a very good restaurant. Come here for pasta and cocktails with a date or some friends.
Macchialina is a small Italian spot in Miami Beach with some of the best pasta in the city, which is the biggest reason to come here.
Fooq’s is a Downtown spot that serves very good Persian food in a space stylish enough to bring a date.
Wynwood’s Beaker & Gray is a very good choice for dinner and drinks. Both are going to be great here.
Michael’s Genuine is one of the only places you can go for a low-key brunch or casual dinner in the Design District.
Jim and Neesie is a cozy restaurant in Mid-Beach’s Generator hostel with some great cocktails and good food too.
Verde is a cafe located within the PAMM where you can eat good pizza, salad, and more with a pretty stunning view of Biscayne Bay.
Mignonette is a slightly upscale seafood spot on the edge of Downtown where you can find some of the best oysters in town.
Finka Table & Tap in Tamiami serves a mix of Cuban, Korean, and Peruvian fusion that mostly works very well. The cocktails are good too.
Pubbelly Sushi is a fun spot in Sunset Harbour that’s good for sharing some sushi and small plates.
Spanglish is a small cocktail bar in Wynwood with great cocktails and a small food menu.
Union Beer is a beer bar on Calle Ocho great for a drink and a conversation - or if you just want to watch some classic professional wrestling.
Lagniappe is a wine bar near Wynwood that has a ton of outdoor seating, occasional live jazz, and some meat and cheese for snacking.
The Anderson on 79th is part trip to the 1980s with animal print and a disco ball, part tiki-bar with palm trees and rum cocktails.